Faculty Position in Sustainable Chemical Process Engineering
Concordia University
Montreal, QC, Canada
6d ago

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Sustainable Chemical Processing Engineering.

This call extends to all individuals with interests in the design, simulation and / or control of sustainable chemical processes, with a proven track record on chemical processes that substantially reduce or eliminate the carbon footprint of chemicals and materials.

The appointment is intended to be at the rank of Assistant Professor but exceptional candidates at the Associate level may also be considered.

The successful candidate will join a newly established Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering and is expected to contribute to a vibrant and collaborative environment within and outside the department.

Commensurate with the rank, the successful candidate must have the potential for or have an exceptional track record of world-

class research; attracting competitively awarded research funds, as well as teaching and curriculum development within the area of the position.

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Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research.

Commensurate with their rank candidates will be assessed on their demonstrated potential to attract diverse students and collaborators to Concordia University, conduct internationally-

recognized research, secure research funds, as well as teach and drive curricular development within their respective area.

About Concordia

Concordia University is recognized as Canada’s top university under the age of 50 and one of the most international universities in the world.

With more than 7,000 faculty and staff, and 47,000 students, Concordia enables individuals to grow, contribute and innovate.

Located on two campuses in the heart of cosmopolitan Montreal, our faculty and students benefit from state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities and compelling program offerings in our four Faculties, Library, School of Graduate Studies and Centre for Continuing Education.

Today’s challenges require new, collaborative, interdisciplinary thinking and action. We are designing a next-generation university that draws on the skills of our faculty and on the strengths of our external academic, private and public sector partnerships to prepare our students and society for what comes next.

Our priority is to mobilize cross-sections of experts to translate novel scholarship into real-world applications. We aspire to ask big questions on health, well-

being and social responsibility and to find creative solutions that transcend academic boundaries.

Ambitious, innovative, research- and community-engaged, our university is celebrated for its commitments to transformative learning, convergent thinking and public impact.

Concordia supports teaching, learning and research by its commitment to sustaining excellence, inclusion and opportunity for the entire academic community.

In 2019, Concordia was recognized as a top Montreal employer for the fourth year running. We made the list based on a number of criteria, including pension and benefits, training and development opportunities and the physical and social aspects of the workplace.

About Montreal

Montréal, our home, is exceptional. It is a truly unique city safe and clean, vibrant and diverse, with new things to discover around every corner.

Another reason people flock to Montreal is because it's an affordable city. With a diverse population of 1.7 million, it is home to four major universities and several clinical research centres, and has been named the best student city in the world.

The city is home to over 170,000 university students, a thriving multicultural scene and the most affordable tuition in Canada.

Bilingualism is a part of Montréal’s tradition and adds to its inspiring atmosphere. While supporting a significant Anglophone population, it is the second largest French-

speaking city in the world.

Montréal is famed for its innovative culinary scene and festivals that run throughout the year. As North America’s number one choice for international events and festivals, it was also the first metropolis to be designated a UNESCO City of Design by the Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity.

The city is recognized globally as an important centre for commerce, aerospace, transport, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, gaming, film and world affairs.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant Engineering discipline and have a background in Chemical Engineering. Eligibility for certification as a Professional Engineer in Quebec or in another Canadian province is essential.

The language of instruction at Concordia is English; however, knowledge of French is an asset.

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